Island Air Completes 99.5% of Flights in Second Quarter

July 12, 2016, 1:58 PM HST
* Updated July 12, 2:01 PM
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Island Air photo.

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Island Air completed 99.6% of its 1,006 scheduled flights and cancelled four flights, with 91% of its flights arriving on time in June 2016.

For the second quarter of the year (April-June), the airline completed 99.5% of its 2,950 flights, and 89.8% of its flights arrived on time.

With major airlines that report their on-time information to the US Department of Transportation, a flight is counted as “on time” if it arrives within 14 minutes of its scheduled arrival time.

“During the second quarter, our team was focused on several important operational changes, including the newly restored Līhu‘e route, which started up toward the end of the previous quarter, the launch of service to Kona in June, and the addition of more than 50 employees to the Island Air ‘ohana,” said David Uchiyama, Island Air president and CEO. “I am proud of the performance of our Island Air team as we continue to focus on providing more interisland travel options and improving the travel experience for our passengers,”

Island Air began releasing its operational performance in September 2015, so that current and potential customers can see how the airline is performing as it continues to improve and position itself for a strong future as Hawaiʻi’s alternative interisland airline.


For more information about Island Air or to make a reservation, visit or call (800) 652-6541.

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